leakiness


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Noun1.leakiness - the condition of permitting leaks or leakage; "the leakiness of the roof"; "the heart valve's leakiness"; "the leakiness of the boat made it dangerous to use"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
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Unless the back pains are addressed, then, this Toffees' vintage are in danger of setting a new landmark in leakiness.
Does Vinyl Siding's Leakiness Prevent Damage Behind It?
Despite advances in the scientific understanding and medical treatment of HIV, appeals to notions of contagious leakiness and the viral impingement were the weapons of the state prosecutor.
However, there are limitations to these methods: transgene leakiness when expression is turned off and secondary effects from the inducers [6,7].
2013) found that alcohol-fed CLOCK mutant mice--who have a disrupted circadian cycle--showed more evidence of gut leakiness than alcohol-fed wild-type mice.
But, too much zonulin (as a response to gluten in those with celiac disease, for example) creates bowel leakiness and starts an inflammatory cascade that eventually damages the intestinal wall.
But this reflects the leakiness of capital controls and the strength, equally evident throughout the world, of the God-almighty dollar.
The leakiness of women's drug experience exemplifies the uncontainable euphoria and freedom found within the process of seeking (and finding) oblivion that is expressed in female drug writing.
Its deficiency has been linked to abnormal capillary leakiness as well as pain in the extremities causing aches, weakness and night leg cramps.
Prevention of gut leakiness by a probiotic treatment leads to attenuated HPA response to an acute psychological stress in rats.
Mouse models of early adversity show features very similar to irritable bowel syndrome, with increased sensitivity of the gut, abnormal contractions, greater leakiness of the gut, and increased anxiety.
And their leakiness at the back could prove costly if the goals suddenly dry up at the other end.